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Locating and moving an Iron Lung proved to be quite a feat for the filmmakers. Thousands of Iron Lungs were produced thirty years ago as a treatment for polio; however, Kaufman was able to locate only seven in the entire state of California. After finding the machine, Kaufman and crew had to devise a way to move the 3,000-pound prop into the set, a National Landmark house. See more